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Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
314 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON IN SOUTH CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...

.HEAT AND HUMIDITY IS AFFECTING PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA
THIS AFTERNOON WITH AIR TEMPERATURES REACHING NEAR 90 AND DEW
POINTS IN THE LOW TO MID 70S...HEAT INDICES WILL PEAK AROUND 100
DEGREES.

MNZ060-062-065>070-073>075-212115-
/O.CAN.KMPX.HT.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-140822T0100Z/
HENNEPIN-RAMSEY-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-
REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MINNEAPOLIS...ST. PAUL...OLIVIA...
HUTCHINSON...GAYLORD...CHASKA...SHAKOPEE...BURNSVILLE...
REDWOOD FALLS...NEW ULM...ST. PETER
314 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS
CANCELLED THE HEAT ADVISORY.

CLOUD COVER HAS KEPT TEMPERATURES FROM WARMING INTO THE LOWER 90S
TODAY. WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE...BUT THE HEAT WILL
REMAIN LOWER THAN WHAT WAS PREVIOUSLY EXPECTED.

$$

MNZ076-077-082>085-091>093-220100-
/O.CON.KMPX.HT.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-140822T0100Z/
LE SUEUR-RICE-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-
FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LE SUEUR...FARIBAULT...ST. JAMES...
MANKATO...WASECA...OWATONNA...FAIRMONT...BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA
314 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* TEMPERATURE...HIGHS NEAR 90 WITH HEAT INDICES AROUND 100 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...GIVEN THE COOL SUMMER THUS FAR...THESE CONDITIONS
  MAY LEAD TO A HEIGHTENED RISK OF HEAT RELATED STRESS AND
  ILLNESS... ESPECIALLY FOR THE YOUNG AND ELDERLY...AND THOSE
  WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. DO NOT LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS
LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES. THE INTERIOR TEMPERATURE OF A
VEHICLE CAN REACH DANGEROUS LEVELS IN THE MATTER OF MINUTES.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR CONDITIONED
ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND
NEIGHBORS.

&&

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